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Poorly made in China: an insider's account of the tactics behind China's production game

By: Midler, Paul.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Wiley India Pvt. Ltd 2010Description: viii, 241 p.ISBN: 9788126526758.Subject(s): China --Economic conditions --2000 | Manufactures --China | Work environment --ChinaDDC classification: 338.47670951 Summary: Poorly Made in China chronicles the experiences of an American working for a U.S. outsourcing firm in Chinese manufacturing and highlights the disturbing and dangerous practice known as 'quality fade' - the deliberate and secretive habit of widening profit margins through a reduction in the quality of materials over time. The author argues that U.S. importers don't stand a chance against factory owners in China who are savvier and who have little to lose by placing American health and safety at risk. A well-written and impassioned narrative, Poorly Made in China is one insider's account of the quality-fade tactics used by China in seven industries, including health and beauty care, diamonds, and construction. (http://www.alibris.com)
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Poorly Made in China chronicles the experiences of an American working for a U.S. outsourcing firm in Chinese manufacturing and highlights the disturbing and dangerous practice known as 'quality fade' - the deliberate and secretive habit of widening profit margins through a reduction in the quality of materials over time. The author argues that U.S. importers don't stand a chance against factory owners in China who are savvier and who have little to lose by placing American health and safety at risk. A well-written and impassioned narrative, Poorly Made in China is one insider's account of the quality-fade tactics used by China in seven industries, including health and beauty care, diamonds, and construction. (http://www.alibris.com)

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